Cody Lewis of Maumelle recently enlisted into the Arkansas Army National Guard and has earned education benefits valued at $50,420, according to Sgt. First Class Tony Guanella, his recruiter.

Lewis is scheduled to attend basic training followed by military occupational specialty training. Upon returning to Arkansas, Specialist Lewis will serve with the 216th Military Police Company headquartered in North Little Rock.

To find out how you can proudly serve as a citizen soldier in the Arkansas Army National Guard, call 1-800-GO-GUARD or visit the Guard on the Web at